ETABS & OAPI Programming Course - London, UK

ETABS & OAPI PROGRAMMING COURSE

EDUCATIONAL EVENT

LONDON, UK
May 2017

ETABS & OAPI - A way to optimize your work flow using ETABS Open Application Programming Interface (OAPI)


Module 1: Introduction to API

  • Concepts of Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Concepts of Object Oriented Programming (OOP), the ETABS object
  • Basics of programming language and simple algorithms
  • API within CSi ETABS environment
  • ETABS API references and functions library

Module 2: Basic Routines for Model Definition

  • Defining Element Properties
  • Creating the Elements
  • Load Patterns Definition and Load Assignments
  • Editing Geometry and Properties
  • Preparing the Analysis

Module 3: Basic Routines for Interpretation of Results

  • Extracting Results
  • Extracting Element Properties
  • Setting-Up Design Preferences
  • Executing the Design and Extracting Design Results

Module 4: Worked Examples to Illustrate Complex Routines

  • Elements Optimization Routines
  • Routines Based on Loops of Model Set Up, Analysis and Output Interpretation
  • Parameters Calibration Routines
  • Discussion about using the OAPI to integrate ETABS with other applications (e.g. Rhino/Grasshopper)
LONDON, UK
£325 + VAT per person
May 11-12, 2017
1:00pm - 6:00pm

IStructe Headquarters
47-58 Bastwick Street
London EC1V 3PS

CPD 10 hours certificate, CSI Training Certificate and digital training manual.
Requirements:
Attendees should bring their personal laptops with Microsoft Excel (v2007 or later) installed. Attendees should ensure they have access to the Excel built-in VBA compiler, as this is the basic programming language used in the training.
For additional information and booking please contact:
CSI Britain | Carla Silva
Email: carla@csibritain.com

TALL BUILDING - Modeling, Analysis and Design, Level 2 Course


Module 1: Modeling with ETABS - Tall Buildings

  • Working with multiple towers
  • Importing geometry from CAD plans
  • Walls modeling options, including openings on walls
  • Rigid and Semi-rigid diaphragms
  • Automatic mesh options and edge constraints
  • Output tables for wind tunnel testing

Module 2: Axial Shortening including Aging Effects

  • Concrete nonlinear time dependent properties: Creep and Shrinkage
  • Staged construction group assignments
  • Nonlinear staged construction analysis with aging effects
  • Evaluation of the differential axial shortening of vertical members

Module 3: Buckling and P-Delta Analysis

  • Buckling analysis
  • Geometric imperfections based on buckling modes
  • 2nd order effects - P-delta analysis
  • 1st order versus 2nd order forces

Module 4: Footfall Analysis - Human Induced Vibration

  • Modal analysis exciting vertical masses
  • Time-history analysis using Footfall Function
  • Evaluation of accelerations on floor

Module 5: PT Slab Design with SAFE

  • Long term deflection with cracked properties
  • Crack widths
  • Punching shear checks
  • PT modeling options
  • PT design and flexural reinforcement
  • Import models from ETABS to SAFE

Module 6: Soil-Structure Interaction

  • Workflow between ETABS and SAFE
  • Calibration of soil springs
  • Compression only nonlinear analysis
  • Soil bearing pressures
LONDON, UK
£250 + VAT per person
October 13-14, 2016
2:00pm - 7:00pm

IStructe Headquarters
47-58 Bastwick Street
London EC1V 3PS

CPD 10 hours certificate, CSI Training Certificate and digital training manual.
Requirements:
Attendees should bring their personal laptops.
For additional information and booking please contact:
CSI Britain | Carla Silva
Email: carla@csibritain.com | Mobile: +44 7448 240625